The University of New Mexico Cancer Center has recruited four prominent
cancer physicians and scientists from three of the nation's leading cancer
centers to assume high-level leadership roles beginning this summer.
Spotting ticks requires time and patience, but so does waiting six months for a
diagnosis once Lyme disease takes hold.
Florida community health centers serving the poor and
uninsured are eligible for
a share of $8 million in federal funds to help uninsured individuals obtain
health coverage when new marketplaces established under the Affordable Care Act
open Oct. 1, U.S. Health and Human Services officials announced Thursday.
New Jersey's hospitals are among the most expensive in the
nation, and they charge tens of
thousands of dollars more for some of the same procedures than the
top academic medical centers in New York City, according to federal data.
Lawmakers are looking for ways to tackle the growth of Medicare spending, which the Congressional Budget Office estimates will account for 24 percent of the federal budget by 2037.
CalPERS is moving to remove tens of
thousands of people from government health-care rolls because it believes they are mistakenly or fraudulently receiving
Gonzalez is set to finish her third year of medical school in seven weeks, at
which point she'll return to San Antonio for the fourth and final year.
Federal regulators are investigating whether a business relationship
between four Georgia hospitals and an Atlanta area health care services
contractor violated federal anti-kickback and false claims laws.
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said UnitedHealth Group, the nation's largest
health insurer, is imposing unreasonable rate hikes on
about 5,000 small businesses.
Florida's House Democrats demanded that every bill be read in full to
protest the stalemate on health-care reform.
U.S. researchers say informing fast-food consumers how long it will take to burn
off the calories of fries is more effective than revealing the calories.
The Impulse program is hosting a town hall meeting in West Hollywood, Calif., where citizens can directly pose questions to a specialist in infectious diseases and receive a free meningitis vaccination.